The Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA,
www.idsia.ch), opens a position for a post-doc Researcher in the area
of Natural Language Understanding and Text Mining. The occupancy degree
is 100% and the duration of the contract is 2 years.
The person hired on this position will evenly share her/his working time
on two main activities:
-Basic research, aiming at publications in highly rated journals and
-Applied research, collaborating with industrial partners in
A further cross-activity will be contributing to search for funding
opportunities of both basic and applied research.
The involved research area regards natural language understanding
(probabilistic language modeling, keyword extraction, text
summarization), text mining (text classification, word embedding, topic
models) and semantic analysis of the text.
-A two-year position (degree of occupancy 100%), with possibility of
-International working environment;
-Collaboration with a strong team of researchers in Machine Learning and
Statistics (our publication record is available at: http://ipg.idsia.ch);
-Possibility of development of own professional and scientific skills as
well as career progression;
-Attractive salary, in line with Swiss standards and the candidate's
::Desired skills and experience
-The position is for a young researcher, who however has already
obtained a PhD on a topic relevant to Natural Language Processing and/or
-Master in informatics or other areas with strong emphasis on computation;
-Excellent programming skills and deep knowledge of libraries for
natural language processing;
-Proficiency in written and spoken in English;
-Capability of leading projects carried out with industrial partners on
automatic analysis of documents;
-Communication and collaboration skills.
::Optional but preferential
-Strong publications record;
-Good knowledge of machine learning algorithms and tools;
-Good knowledge of written and spoken Italian, or willingness to learn
it in short times.
Applicants should submit the following documents, written in English:
-list of exams and grades obtained during the Bachelor and the Master of
-list of three references (with e-mail addresses);
-brief statement on how their research interests fit the topics above
-publications list and possibly link to the thesis.
Applications should be submitted online, through the form available at
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